When you tell someone a story, do you plan it out beforehand so that it’ll sound good? Do you carefully plot what you’ll say, in a specific order? Or does the story find a way of telling itself, the plot…
The bones of narrative exhumed. We ( at least in the West) seem to tell the same stories with typical features. This article explores this idea from the work of Joseph Campbell who analyzed the hero’s journey in our myths and fairy tales.